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Brock Lesnar, top, fights Mark Hunt during their heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 200, Saturday, July 9, 2016, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Brock Lesnar was fined $250k and suspended from MMA after two failed drug tests


Brock Lesnar was fined $250,000 and suspended from MMA for one year by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) on Thursday after the fighter failed two drug tests prior to his UFC 200 bout against Mark Hunt, reports MMAFighting.com.

 Lesnar agreed to pay the fine as part of a settlement with the Nevada attorney General's office. 

His fight against Mark Hunt will be ruled a no contest. 

Lesnar tested positive for an anti-estrogenic agent called Hydroxy-clomiphene on two occasions leading up to his July 9 fight.

Lesnar now holds a record of five wins, three losses, and one no contest in MMA.  

The "Beast Incarnate" earned UFC-record $2.5 million purse for his unanimous-decision win over Hunt. 

Lesnar will be eligible to return to MMA in July 2017. 

Many on social media were unsurprised by the announcement.

Others reveled in Lesnar's suspension. 

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